Position Summary: The Assistant Director, Inclusion is responsible for the design, implementation, and assessment of inclusion programming for students, faculty, and staff of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. This requires close collaboration with individuals at all levels within the College and in the surrounding community, to assist faculty, staff, and students in achieving high levels student success and employee excellence.
Design and implementation of inclusion programming for ALL students, faculty and staff of the Heritage College, with particular focus on the Dublin Campus. Assist in the assessment of all inclusion programs. Build connections with community agencies and members to identify and leverage inclusion resources, to advance and enhance the student, faculty, and staff experience, cultural competency, and inclusion at the Heritage College. Collaborate with the Associate Dean, Inclusion to identify, engage, and mobilize faculty and staff inclusion champions. There will be significant travel to the other campuses to design and implement programs, and to help coordinate important events.
Research, plan and execute and evaluate student programming, orientation, and campus outreach activities in conjunction with Heritage College faculty and staff. Monitors academic progress of and provides support to URM (under-represented minority) students in all four years, including connecting with College, University, and community resources, to help facilitate student success and retention. Implement and assess the physician diversity programs, in conjunction with OhioHealth. Serve as Program Manager and key advisor to the SNMA (Student National Medical Association) on the Dublin Campus, serving as key advisor to this student –run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color.
Serves as campus first point-of-contact for students experiencing incidents of discrimination and bias on the Dublin Campus. Triage and appropriate routing of the complaint for action and follow-up.
Additional activities to support HCOM Dublin Campus, including, but not limiting to the following. Plan and execute student programming, orientation, and campus activities in conjunction with Heritage College faculty and staff in Dublin, Cleveland, and Athens. Advance innovative activities to enhance the campus culture and educational experience. Assist Dublin Learning Services with medical student one-on-one holistic advising (Years 1-4) to diagnose barriers that hinder academic outcomes. Support Learning Services efforts to prepare, empower and counsel students in preparation for high-stakes examinations, board/licensing exams and curriculum/course final assessments. Assist Dublin Student Affairs in support of Dublin student organization advising, mentoring and campus programming. Work with staff peers in referring students to appropriate resources and support services, including counseling and physical health resources, student activities, learning services, financial aid, research opportunities, or global programs.
-Bachelor's degree in educational psychology, education, communication or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the bachelor's degree requirement. -3 years of work related experience
-Master's degree in educational psychology, education, communication or related field -5 years of work related experience
Planning Unit: Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: HCOM - Inclusion
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Susan Lachman, [email protected], 740-593-2545
Employment Type: full-time regular
Salary is commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity.
Employees enjoy a generous benefits package such as paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 10% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs, and more. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
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